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“A great time with two very good "shipmates".”

Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Fishing in Costa Rica is a family fun experience – memories to last a lifetime! North Pacific Tours has been providing fishing, snorkeling and surfing charters for over 10 years in the Papagayo Gulf, picking up at all the local hotels and beaches in the area. We are a legal and insured fishing company who will never sell charters on any of the beaches. . Please note, there are TWO Playa Hermosa’s. North Pacific Tours is located in province of Guanacaste, 25 minutes from the Liberia airport Our fishing charters are inshore / coastal fishing which means that you will always see the coastline. Depending on the action will determine what fish you target. The types of fishing options we are are bottom/jigging, trolling and casting. If you like to fly fish and you have your own gear, the crew will take you to best secret spots. North Pacific Tours offers full day fishing (8 hours), Half days (5 hours) and 3/4 day (6 hours). Please book in advance because we book up! Our crew are exceptional fisherman and are professionals. Captain Mauricio, fluent in English, is a fishing addict and you will find him fishing on his day off. Mate and surf guide David, has been fishing/ surfing these waters for many years as well. Costa Rica is known worldwide as one of the greatest sport fishing/surfing destination plus the weather is great almost all year round. For the intermediate and experienced surfer, trips to Witches Rock and Ollie's are offered with a guide. We look forward to hearing from you.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed December 13, 2009

My son and I booked a full day plus a half day with this company. Before settling on them I asked our hotel manager to check out their reputation locally. We learned they were highly thought of and immediately booked our trips --- never regretted doing so. Both Danny and Jose are good sailors and know exactly where to go for succesful fishing. During both trips we caught 3 large and 5 medium size Dorado plus a good size Jack Crevalle and a couple of needle fish (which we released). Lunch on board was great (amazing how a day on the water gives you an appetite) . My son and Jose went snorkelling on both days while i practiced some basic Spanish with Danny who doesn't speak much English. These are two good fellows to go fishing with and we enjoyed every minute. We also met Lisa and her husband Mauricio and found both of them most accomodating. Lisa came right to our hotel door to pick us up and drop us off -- terrific service from a lovely young lady. Will certainly go out wiyh them again next year !!!

Thank BobGCanada
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Reviewed August 4, 2009

My family and I booked a half-day fishing/snorkeling with North Pacific Tours last week based largely on comments we had seen here on Trip Advisor. We were just as impressed as others have been. Lisa not only speaks fluent English (she's from NY), she's willing to accommodate personal preferences where possible. She even came and picked us up from and delivered us to our rental house when we discovered that the car battery was dead! With two teenage girls in tow (vegetarians at that!), we knew we might want more time on the beach and less fishing. It was amazing, though, that the skill of the captain and first mate had us reeling in mahi and a nice-sized tuna within the first hour. Bottom fishing wasn't quite as successful, but not their fault. Snorkeling was so-so, mostly because of jellyfish in the area. We ended up with some lovely fish for dinner and to share with the housekeeper, even after giving the majority to the crew. The price is fair, the boat was immaculate, the service outstanding, and I would highly recommend this company.

Thank SueS47
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Reviewed March 24, 2009

My brother and I had a fantastic full day fishing with Daniel and Jose last month. If you are in the Guanacaste area, you should check them out. The price was right, the crew were professional and the boat is comfortable. Reservations were hassle free. We throughly enjoyed our day with them that we booked an additional day. Caught yellow fin, dorado and several types of jacks.

Thank EBTgirl
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